Mustang Minutes

Week of October 17th, 2016

Week 11

Thank you all so much for the food, the phone calls, texts, and cards! I can tell how much I appreciate the support. My family and I all thank you!!!

Be kind to Marcos this week, although I know he proved himself last week and I have all the confidence in the world you will all be fine and support one another!

This calendar may not include everything so be sure to watch your emails from Marcos and Jen

Monday, October 17th

9-12 Marcos CAASPP Training @ D.O.

3pm Leadership Team meeting if Marcos needs to meet or any grade level lead has something to discuss

6pm Fire District Meeting in MPR-Mr. Hoegerman will be there to lead the meeting (Discussing neighborhood emergency services, not school stuff)

Tuesday, October 18th

Make-up Picture Day

Read 180 New Teachers Day 3 training

2:15 Life Skills in Science Lab

4pm Marcos @ Co-Admin

Harrison covering ASES

Wednesday, October 19th

No Disaster Drill


PLC-Grade level meetings-make sure you are ready for report cards-AERIES reporting opens 10/24

5pm- Lights on ASES in MPR

Thursday, October 20th

ASES- Marina @ training

Friday, October 21st

No Music Class

American Spirit Day

Good Guys Awards Assemblies

Leadership vs. AVID Dodgeball Tournament

Go Math 7th & 8th Grade training

6pm - 8pm Movie Night in MPR

Saturday, October 22nd

8-12 Saturday School

Character Counts Guide

Week #11 Caring


QUOTE: Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. – Margaret Wolfe Hungerford, Irish writer (1855-1897)

LESSON PRE-K - 6: Introduce the pillar of CARING



QUOTE: You really can change the world if you care enough. – Marian Wright Edelman, African-American lawyer, civil rights activist, and founder of the Children’s Defense Fund (b. 1939)

LESSON PRE-K - 2: Idea #29 “Mean Ugly Fish” Game

LESSON 3-5: Idea #80 Secret Service Helpers

LESSON 6: Idea #178 Learning Compassion

WEDNESDAY : QUOTE A friend in need is a friend indeed. – Quintus Ennius, Roman poet (239-169 B.C.)


QUOTE: The world is not dangerous because of those who do harm, but because of those who look at it without doing anything. — Albert Einstein, German-born physicist, philosopher (1879-1955)

LESSON PRE-K - 2: Idea #31 Taking Care of Each Other

LESSON 3-5: Idea #81 Tale of the Four Wishes

LESSON 6: Idea #179 Role-Playing Compassion in the Classroom


QUOTE: True happiness lies in giving to others. — Indian proverb


CLASS DISCUSSION QUESTIONS: You might clue into how it took time to and persistence to get the young boy to come into the water. Caring takes time and persistence.